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Read all about Glyphs in the handbooks

Handbook Glyphs 2.3

Handbook Glyphs 2.3

Download the latest version of the Glyphs 2 handbook.

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ハンドブック Glyphs 2.3

ハンドブック Glyphs 2.3

Toshi Omagari wrote the Japanese version of the handbook for Glyphs 2.3. 待望の日本語版、お楽しみあれ!

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Handbook Glyphs Mini 2

Handbook Glyphs Mini 2

The all new handbook for the all new Glyphs Mini 2, edited by Stella Chupik.

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Handbook Glyphs 1.x

Handbook Glyphs 1.x

Download the last version of the Glyphs 1.x handbook.

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Handbuch Glyphs 1.x Deutsch

Handbuch Glyphs 1.x Deutsch

Friedrich Althausen hat die deutsche Fassung des Handbuchs für Glyphs 1.x erstellt. Viel Spaß beim Lesen!

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See What’s New

A quick rundown of the best new features in Glyphs 2

What’s New in Glyphs 2.0

This three-minute video quickly walks you through the best new features of Glyphs 2.0.
Read more: Smart Components, Color Fonts, Brace Layers.

Watch the Screencasts

Get a quick overview with these short training videos

Drawing Paths

Editing outlines and creating letterforms in Glyphs is very simple. Learn how by watching this quick video tutorial.
Read more: Drawing Good Paths, Edit View.

Building Diacritics

See how to set up accented letters. It’s easy and intuitive.
Read more: Diacritics, Recipes, Narrow Marks, Mark Attachment, Localize your font.

Spacing

Learn how to adjust sidebearings and synchronize your spacing across glyphs.
Read more: Spacing.

Kerning

This two-minute video shows you how to add individual kerning as well as group kerning to your font.
Read more: Kerning, Contextual Kerning.

Arabic

This quick video shows you the basics of Arabic type design in Glyphs. Thanks to Shareef for helping out on this one!
Read more: Arabic.

Pixelfont

Easily build a component-based pixelfont in Glyphs. It’s fun!
Read more: Creating a Pixel Font, Creating a Pixel Font in Glyphs Mini

Online Courses

Learn how to design a typeface with these third-party online courses

Juanjo López: Diseño de una Tipografía digital

Juanjo López: Diseño de una Tipografía digital

¡Aprende a diseñar una tipografía desde cero con Glyphs, Illustrator y funciones OpenType! Juanjo López, más conocido como Juanjez y especialista en diseño de letras, te enseñará el proceso de creación de una tipografía digital. Desde el dibujo hasta dejarla lista para ser instalada en tu carpeta de fuentes y usarla en un programa de diseño.
Español, iniciación, 8h 37m, desde €19,90

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Jakob Runge: Schriften entwickeln

Jakob Runge: Schriften entwickeln

Machen Sie Ihre ersten Schritte im Schriftentwurf: Schrift- und Markenentwickler Jakob Runge zeigt, wie Designer peu à peu ein ganzes Alphabet aufbauen und ihren Blick für typografische Details schärfen. Dabei sind auch Sie in diversen Übungsaufgaben immer wieder gefordert und dürfen Ihr schriftgestalterisches Verständnis auf die Probe stellen und mit dem Lösungsansatz des Experten vergleichen.
Deutsch, Anfänger, 4h 0m, video2brain-Abo

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Charles Nix: Glyphs App Essential Training

Charles Nix: Glyphs App Essential Training

Charles Nix leads a tour of the Glyphs workspace and then coaches you through the construction of a complete font—from outline to stroke, stroke to character, characters to typeface. There are special sections dedicated to spacing, kerning, optional OpenType features, and font testing and export. Charles also shows how to create type families with multiple masters.
English, beginner, 2h 57m, Lynda.com subscription

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Jennifer Coyle Palandro: Create Your Own Hand Drawn Font

Jennifer Coyle Palandro: Create Your Own Hand Drawn Font

Learn how designer and illustrator Jennifer Coyle of Hello Brio Studio creates hand drawn fonts. In this 50-minute class, you’ll learn all the steps of font-making from sketching to digitizing. By the end, you’ll have a personalised all-caps font that you love.
English, beginner, 50m, Skillshare subscription

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Charles Nix: Design a Condensed Sans Serif

Charles Nix: Design a Condensed Sans Serif

Learn the basics of constructing a condensed sans-serif font using Glyphs App, the premier software for designing type. Instructor Charles Nix takes you through the design process along a logical path, building from simple elements to a complete font. He shows how to create lowercase and uppercase forms, as well as numbers and punctuation. Once the font is complete, learn about refining it with spacing and kerning, and discover strategies for making the font your own.
English, intermediate, 2h 10m, Lynda.com subscription

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Charles Nix: Design an Italic Typeface

Charles Nix: Design an Italic Typeface

In this course, instructor Charles Nix takes you through the entire process of designing an italic typeface, building from an upright roman script to the italic form. He shows how to create capital and lowercase characters, as well as punctuation, while examining aspects such as slant, stem width, serif shape, and other fundamental differences between the roman and italic forms. Once the font is complete, he refines it with spacing and kerning, and introduces strategies for generating and testing the final font files.
English, intermediate, 2h 48m, Lynda.com subscription

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